Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for zsh skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited zsh over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

zsh (Z shell)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 877 853 877
Rank change year-on-year -24 +24 -
Contract jobs citing zsh 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.003% 0.003%
As % of the System Software category 0.008% 0.026% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
UK median hourly rate £44.00 - £32.75
10th Percentile £42.00 - £31.38
90th Percentile £46.00 - £34.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 - £32.75

zsh is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 12,774 11,692 10,824
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.82% 12.27% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,297 7,338 6,262
UK median daily rate £425 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +6.80% +7.14%
10th Percentile £160 £165 £156
90th Percentile £621 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 707 831 1,140
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.55 £44.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.78
% change year-on-year - -4.91% +1.77%

zsh
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing zsh as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for zsh in the UK

zsh
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing zsh.

Contractor daily rate trend for zsh in the UK

zsh
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing zsh within the UK over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
UK excluding London +10 1 - -
England 0 1 - -
South East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing zsh also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for zsh.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (100.00%) FishEye
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

zsh
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) FishEye
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Development Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft